The sight of professional golfers winging drives into the gallery without uttering a word has become all to common these days. Rory McIlroy is not one of them and it was good to see him roar "Fore" yesterday, even if it was on a practice ground in Oregon.
The world No 1 was at Nike HQ completing one of his final commitments of the year after a momentous 2014 season that brought four wins, including two more majors.
Snap hooks left into car parks were, sadly for his rivals, pretty uncommon for the 24-year old Co Down man this season. Could this be the first time a youth with a hoodie owned up to misbehaviour in a car park?